Piraeus

Piraeus

The Metro Line 3 Extension to Piraeus, which is in an advanced stage of construction, includes a 7.6 km long tunnel and 6 new modern stations (Aghia Varvara, Korydallos, Nikaia, Maniatika, Piraeus and Dimotiko Theatro) as well as seven ventilation intershafts.

This is an investment rising to 730,000,000 euros in areas of the Municipality of Piraeus and other neighboring Municipalities (Nikaia, Korydallos, Aghia Varvara) , all of which are currently faced with acute traffic problems and low accessibility by the public transport modes.

On July 6, 2020, the first 3 stations of Aghia Varvara, Korydallos and Nikaia were commissioned. It is worth mentioning that these stations have been designed by Attiko Metro S.A. in a manner placing emphasis on bioclimatic characteristics and safe passenger trips in the Metro network

Upon commissioning of the first three stations of the Piraeus extension, the daily ridership on the entire network is expected to be increased by 63,000 passengers; at the same time, a modern Metro line shall be made available to the residents of the aforementioned three Municipalities.

The commissioning of the first 3 stations approximately 2 years earlier than the completion of the overall extension of the Metro Line 3 brings about significant socio-economic and other benefits, such the reduced carbon footprint and private vehicle circulation (less 60 tons of CO2 and 11,000 cars per day).

The entire Line 3 Extension is expected to be commissioned in summer 2022.

With the completion of the project and the commissioning of Maniatika, Piraeus and Dimotiko Theatro stations, the total ridership figure on the Metro network is foreseen be 132,000 passengers / day, thus reducing the circulation of private vehicles by 23,000 cars per day and the carbon dioxide emissions by 120 tons per day. It is pointed out that the distance from Piraeus Port to the Athens International Airport shall be covered by the Metro in just 55 minutes.

It is important to emphasize that with the completion of the project, a major Transport Center is foreseen to be developed at Piraeus Station, which shall functionally intergrade two Metro lines (Lines 1 and 3), the actual Port, the Suburban Railway and the Tramway Extension to Piraeus (5.4 km long single line and 12 stops), facilitating thus intermodal transfers.

In addition, the resulting connection between the Port of Piraeus and the Athens International Airport via the Metro Line 3, will foster growth in the greater area of Athens and Piraeus, with substantial benefits to the National Economy in general.

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PROGRESS OF WORKS

JANUARY 2021

MANIATIKA STATION

STATION’s OPEN CUT

The following works have been completed:

  • Completion of the permanent lining of the shaft

The following works are in progress:

  • Waterproofing of the roof slab
  • Masonry walls – plastering works at levels -4, -3, -2 and -1
  • Architectural finishes – Painting works at level -4
  • Industrial flooring at levels -4, -3 and -2

MAIN TUNNEL OF THE STATION (ΝΑΤΜ)

The following works have been completed:

  • Permanent lining of the station’s main tunnel
  • Permanent lining of the deepening area
  • Permanent lining of the northern and southern headwall
  • Construction of parapet walls and platform slabs
  • Secondary grouting of the vault of the main station tunnel
  • Filling of platform ducts with non-reinforced concrete.

The following works are in progress:

  • Repair works of the station’s concrete vault and painting works at level -5.

PIRAEUS STATION 

The following works have been completed:

  • Waterproofing works underneath the foundation and at the perimeter walls
  • Concreting of platform and vertical parapet walls underneath the platforms.
  • Concreting of perimeter walls, inner parapet walls, intermediate slabs and columns

The following works are in progress:

  • Removal of struts and walers of the 1st row
  • Installation of formwork, reinforcement and concreting of the roof slab
  • Commencement of architectural finishes – construction of masonry walls and performance of plastering works

ROLOI SHAFT

The following works have been completed:

  • Construction of permanent lining (still pending is the termination at street level).

NATM ACCESS TUNNEL

The following works have been completed:

  • Concreting of the permanent lining.

DIMOTIKO THEATRO STATION

MAIN STATION – AGHIOU KONSTANTINOU SQUARE

The following works have been completed:

  • Sealing of the temporary pumping station.

The following works are put on hold:

  • Installation of doors at E/M level.

The following works are in progress:

  • Cleaning works
  • Cement mortar laying works at the ticketing level
  • Installation of floor granite slabs at the platform level
  • Installation of floor tiles in the personnel areas (ticketing level)
  • Preparatory works for painting at staircases 7 and 8
  • Conservation of the archaeological finds of the Project.

UNDERGROUND PART OF THE STATION

The following works have been completed:

  • Concreting of the permanent lining, walls and platform slab.

The following works are in progress:

  • Cement mortar laying works at the platform level.

 STAIRCASE GALLERIES

The following works have been completed:

  • Concreting of the permanent lining and works related to secondary concreting.

KORAI SQUARE ENTRANCE AND ACCESS GALLERY

 The following works have been completed:

  • Concreting of the permanent lining, secondary concrete.

BAKOYIANNI SQUARE ENTRANCE AND ACCESS GALLERY

The following works have been completed:

  • Waterproofing of the permanent lining

The following works are put on hold:

  • Backfilling – compaction related works.

The following works are in progress:

  • Secondary concrete at the access gallery.

 DELIGIANNI SHAFT

 The following works have been completed:

  • Excavation and temporary retaining up to the final level
  • Waterproofing, construction of foundation slab and perimeter walls down to -3.0.

 PANEPISTIMIO SHAFT & VENTILATION TUNNEL

 The following works have been completed:

  • Excavation – temporary retaining
  • Concreting of the foundation of the shaft’s permanent lining
  • Concreting of the permanent lining of the connecting tunnel.

 

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DECEMBER 2020

MANIATIKA STATION

STATION’s OPEN CUT

The following works have been completed:

  • Waterproofing of perimeter walls
  • Permanent lining of the foundation (level -4)
  • Permanent lining of E/M slab (level -3)
  • Permanent lining of the concourse slab (level -2)
  • Permanent lining of staircace S4
  • Permanent lining of E/M slab (level -1)
  • Permanent lining of perimeter walls and columns
  • Permanent lining of the roof slab and staircase S3
  • Construction of perimeter walls of the station’s main entrance (at street level) and of the inclined part of the main entrance (shed).

The following works are in progress:

  • Waterproofing of the roof slab
  • Construction of and plastering of masonry walls at levels -4,

-3, -2 and -1.

  • Architectural finishes – Painting works at level -4
  • Industrial flooring at levels -3, -2
  • Construction of permanent lining of the east lift of the station

MAIN TUNNEL OF THE STATION (ΝΑΤΜ)

The following works have been completed:

  • Permanent lining of the station’s main tunnel
  • Permanent lining of the deepening area
  • Permanent lining of the northern and southern headwall
  • Construction of parapet walls and platform slabs
  • Secondary grouting of the vault of the main station tunnel
  • Filling of platform ducts with non-reinforced concrete.

The following works are in progress:

  • Repair works of the station’s concrete vault and painting works at level -5.

PIRAEUS STATION 

The following works have been completed:

  • Waterproofing works underneath the foundation
  • Concreting of the foundation slab and placing of non-reinforced concrete over the foundation.
  • Concreting of platforms and vertical elements underneath the platforms.

The following works are in progress:

  • Installation of waterproofing at the station’s perimeter walls
  • Concreting of the station’s perimeter walls
  • Removal of struts and walers of the 1st row
  • Installation of formwork, reinforcement and concreting of the roof slab
  • Commencement of architectural finishes – construction of masonry walls
  • Concreting of interior walls and columns

ROLOI SHAFT

The following works have been completed:

  • Construction of foundation and permanent lining of perimeter walls (still pending is the termination at street level).

NATM ACCESS TUNNEL

The following works have been completed:

  • Concreting of the permanent lining.

DIMOTIKO THEATRO STATION

MAIN STATION – AGHIOU KONSTANTINOU SQUARE

The following works have been completed:

  • Sealing of the temporary pumping station.

The following works are put on hold:

  • Installation of doors at E/M level.

The following works are in progress:

  • Cleaning works
  • Cement mortar laying works at the platform and ticketing levels
  • Conservation of the archaeological finds of the Project.

UNDERGROUND PART OF THE STATION

The following works have been completed:

  • Concreting of the permanent lining, walls and platform slab.

The following works are in progress:

  • Cement mortar laying works at the platform level.

 STAIRCASE GALLERIES

The following works have been completed:

  • Concreting of the permanent lining and works related to secondary concreting.

KORAI SQUARE ENTRANCE AND ACCESS GALLERY

 The following works have been completed:

  • Concreting of the permanent lining, secondary concrete and waterproofing.

BAKOYIANNI SQUARE ENTRANCE AND ACCESS GALLERY

 The following works have been completed:

  • Waterproofing and concreting of the permanent lining (still pending is the waterproofing detail at the terminating point, at street level)
  • Secondary concrete at the staircases.

The following works are put on hold:

  • Secondary concrete at the access gallery.
  • Backfilling – compaction related works.

 DELIGIANNI SHAFT

 The following works have been completed:

  • Excavation and temporary retaining up to the final level
  • Waterproofing, construction of foundation slab and perimeter walls down to -3.0.

 PANEPISTIMIO SHAFT & VENTILATION TUNNEL

 The following works have been completed:

  • Excavation – temporary retaining
  • Concreting of the foundation of the shaft’s permanent lining
  • Concreting of the permanent lining of the connecting tunnel.

The following works are in progress:

  • Preparatory works for the metalwork of the perimeters walls
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